Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
This online engineering PDH course presents basic information on the principles of operation of VFDs, description of different types of VFDs, guidance on the proper application of VFDs, and installation guidelines to ensure successful operation of VFDs.
Over the last few years, the VFD has become one of the most effective motor controllers available for varying the speed of squirrel-cage induction motors. VFD's save energy, reduce electrical consumption, enhance equipment performance, are highly reliable, and have become affordable.
This 2 PDH course is applicable to engineers, designers, contractors, building professionals, maintenance personnel and manufacturers who are involved in the planning, design, installation and operation of VFDs.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding the principles of operation of VFDs
- Learning about the different types of VFDs
- Learning how to size a VFD
- Understanding the special applications of VFDs
- Knowing the key VFD specification parameters
- Familiarizing with VFD installation and start up
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Appendix D, "Variable Speed Drives (VFDs)" of the Department of Defense (DOD) Publication "Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Dehumidification Systems" Sourcebook, Publication No. UFC 3-410-02N, dated June 8, 2005.
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